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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

Illinois

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over9,530,946100.0
In labor force6,230,61765.4
Civilian labor force
6,208,59765.1
Employed
5,833,18561.2
Unemployed
375,4123.9
Percent of civilian labor force
6.0(X)
Armed Forces
22,0200.2
Not in labor force3,300,32934.6
Females 16 years and over4,934,988100.0
In labor force2,913,50259.0
Civilian labor force
2,909,57459.0
Employed
2,740,01955.5
Own children under 6 years996,903100.0
All parents in family in labor force581,46558.3
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over5,745,731100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone4,207,33973.2
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled625,41110.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)497,6328.7
Walked180,1193.1
Other means58,7391.0
Worked at home176,4913.1
Mean travel time to work (minutes)28.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over5,833,185100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations1,993,67134.2
Service occupations813,47913.9
Sales and office occupations1,609,93927.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations17,8620.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations480,4188.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations917,81615.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining66,4811.1
Construction334,1765.7
Manufacturing931,16216.0
Wholesale trade222,9903.8
Retail trade643,47211.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities352,1936.0
Information172,6293.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing462,1697.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services590,91310.1
Educational, health and social services1,131,98719.4
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services417,4067.2
Other services (except public administration)275,9014.7
Public administration231,7064.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers4,771,93081.8
Government workers737,90312.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business307,6915.3
Unpaid family workers15,6610.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households4,592,740100.0
Less than $10,000383,2998.3
$10,000 to $14,999252,4855.5
$15,000 to $24,999517,81211.3
$25,000 to $34,999545,96211.9
$35,000 to $49,999745,18016.2
$50,000 to $74,999952,94020.7
$75,000 to $99,999531,76011.6
$100,000 to $149,999415,3489.0
$150,000 to $199,999119,0562.6
$200,000 or more128,8982.8
Median household income (dollars)46,590(X)
With earnings3,754,06181.7
Mean earnings (dollars)
61,954(X)
With Social Security income1,132,16124.7
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
11,716(X)
With Supplemental Security Income179,4853.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,559(X)
With public assistance income152,6673.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,532(X)
With retirement income709,48515.4
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,770(X)
Families3,125,318100.0
Less than $10,000156,2055.0
$10,000 to $14,999105,7473.4
$15,000 to $24,999273,7128.8
$25,000 to $34,999331,90710.6
$35,000 to $49,999506,42916.2
$50,000 to $74,999736,89723.6
$75,000 to $99,999445,39014.3
$100,000 to $149,999356,06811.4
$150,000 to $199,999101,9553.3
$200,000 or more111,0083.6
Median family income (dollars)55,545(X)
Per capita income (dollars)23,104(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers40,999(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers29,106(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families244,303(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.8
With related children under 18 years192,590(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
With related children under 5 years
98,467(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.5
Families with female householder, no husband present131,485(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
With related children under 18 years116,851(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.1
With related children under 5 years
57,509(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)43.6
Individuals1,291,958(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
18 years and over835,057(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.4
65 years and over
117,931(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)8.3
Related children under 18 years443,296(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)14.0
Related children 5 to 17 years
309,030(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over408,625(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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